Beef and grape koftas

By Hope Malau
12 March 2015

Looking for an interesting quick dinner idea? These exotic, spicy koftas are perfectly offset by the sweetness of the grapes.

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 min

Cooking: 10 min

  • 500 g beef mince
  • 5 ml (1 t) cumin, ground
  • 15 ml (1 T) coriander, ground
  • 2,5 ml (½ t) cinnamon
  • handful chopped parsley
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 ml (¼ t) ground ginger
  • 1 ml (¼ t) cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • 200 g white grapes
  • guacamole and couscous to serve

1. Place mince, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, parsley, onion, egg, ginger and cayenne pepper in a large mixing bowl. Season to taste and mix until just combined.

2. Place 3 grapes on a water-soaked skewer and cover with the mince to form a kofta.

3. Heat a griddle pan until very hot and grill the koftas until brown in colour.

4. Serve immediately with guacamole and couscous.

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